Lavender French Essential Oil – Edible
Botanical Name: Lavandula officinalis Plant Part: Flowers Origin: France Processing Method: Steam Distillation Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, colourless to pale yellow liquid. Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note of strong aroma, Lavender French has a strong floral scent that is somewhat camphoraceous, and smells like fresh lavender. Product Abstract: The Lavender plant is a woody evergreen shrub, up to 1 meter tall, with pale green, narrow linear leaves and violet blue flowers. The entire plant is covered with oil glands, which are in the star shaped hairs that cover the plant. Lavender has been used since ancient times, and the Romans added lavender to their bath water, hence the name from the Latin lavare, ‘to wash’. Differences in soil, altitude and temperature, precipitation and seasons contribute to subtle changes in the scent from one lot of Lavender to another.